Current Affairs Quiz: October 16, 2021

Current Affairs 16 October 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has topped in financing units under PM Employment Generation Plan?
    A) Uttrakhand
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh government said that it has financed the highest number of units in the country under the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
  2. How much amount will be raised by India and US annually to fight climate change?
    A) $100 billion
    B) $150 billion
    C) $200 billion
    D) $250 billion
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and the US reaffirmed their commitment to raising $100 billion annually from public and private sector sources to help develop the two countries’ efforts to tackle climate change.
  3. What is India’s rank in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021?
    A) 102nd
    B) 101st
    C) 104th
    D) 103rd
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has slipped to 101st position in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021 of 116 countries, from its 2020 position of 94th and is behind its neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
  4. Which year is set as a global roadmap by WHO and its partners to defeat Meningitis?
    A) 2025
    B) 2028
    C) 2029
    D) 2030
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners launched the first-ever global strategy to defeat meningitis, a debilitating disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people each year. the Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030, aims to prevent infections and improve care and diagnosis for those affected, according to a WHO statement.
  5. Which Bank is now Integrated with TN Govt for all Treasury collections?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) Bank of India
    C) Indian Overseas Bank
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Overseas Bank is now integrated with TN Govt’s IFHRMS (Integrated Finance Human Resource Management System) portal designed for collection of all treasury receipts.
  6. Which PSB has tied up with Fisdom for digital gold, pension funds, portfolio management?
    A) Bank of India
    B) Indian Bank
    C) Indian Overseas bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank said it has added a host of new digital wealth management products on its mobile banking app in partnership with Fisdom, a fintech company that offers financial products, such as mutual funds, insurance and National Pension Scheme (NPS) on its platform
  7. Which Digital Payment platform has partnered with NBBL to launch ClickPay?
    A) Gpay
    B) PayTm
    C) PhonePe
    D) AmazonPay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Digital payment platform PhonePe has, in association with NPCI Bharat BillPay Ltd (NBBL), launched ClickPay for its customers
  8. Which company has signed a MoU with IIFT to jointly launch IDTFF for MSMEs?
    A) Bharti Airtel
    B) PayPal
    C) Reliance Jio
    D) PayTm
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    PayPal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), to jointly launch the India Digital Trade Facilitation Forum (IDTFF) for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
  9. Which state has signed MoU with NASSCOM for industry-aligned skill development of students?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerela
    C) Telangana
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka State Higher Education Council (KSHEC) entered into an MoU with the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom),to introduce three new courses
  10. What is the Tagline for 2022 Women’s football Asian Cup?
    A) Our Goal for Everyone
    B) Our Goal and Aim for all
    C) Our Goal for All
    D) Our Aim For All
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) unveiled ‘Our Goal for All’ as the official tagline of the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup to be held in India from January 20 to February 6.
  11. Who has become India’s latest Woman Grand Master?
    A) Sakshi Aggarwal
    B) Divya Deshmukh
    C) Aparna Goswami
    D) Nidhi Sen
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Child prodigy Divya Deshmukh has become India’s latest Woman Grand Master (WGM) at the First Saturday Grandmaster chess tournament in Budapest, Hungary.
  12. Who has been appointed as MD of Axis Bank?
    A) Amitabh Kant
    B) Amitabh Choudhary
    C) Amitabh Sen
    D) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank approved re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as managing director of private sector Axis Bank for a period of three years
  13. Who has been elected New Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association?
    A) Atul Kumar Goel
    B) S.B. Singh
    C) Madhav Nair
    D) Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) elected UCO Bank Managing Director A K Goel as its chairman.
  14. Which state has been awarded for Initiative To Make ‘Vegan Leather’ From Pineapple?
    A) Manipur
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Assam
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    PETA India has decided to confer on Meghalaya Environment Minister James P K Sangma the Progressive Business Concept Award for his plans to produce ‘vegan leather’ in the northeastern state.
  15. Which app has been launched To Spread Awareness About Maintaining Oral Hygiene Among Children?
    A) Healthy Teeth
    B) Healthy Smile
    C) Healthy Style
    D) Healthy Hygiene
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

  16. When is World Student Day observed?
    A) October 15
    B) October 14
    C) October 17
    D) October 18
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    October 15 of every year is celebrated as World Students’ Day in honour of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, who was born on the same day in 1931.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Rural women 2021?
    A) Good food and healthy lifestyle
    B) Cultivation and Development
    C) Women and Agriculture Development
    D) Rural women cultivating good food for all
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Day for Rural Women is celebrated on October 15.The day focuses on gender equality and empowering women in rural areas.
  18. When is World Standards Day 2021 observed?
    A) October 14
    B) October 15
    C) October 16
    D) October 17
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Standards Day, also called International Standards Day, is celebrated globally on October 14 every year.
  19. India with which other country Set To Celebrate Innovation Day On Oct 26?
    A) France
    B) Australia
    C) Finland
    D) Sweden
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Sweden are set to celebrate the 8th Innovation Day on October 26 during which they will discuss various aspects of climate change and the possible solutions to bring green transition.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Sweden?
    A) Stockholm
    B) Seoul
    C) Nairobi
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of UCO Bank?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of PayPal?
    A) Washington
    B) California
    C) NewYork
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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